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UAE stocks gain AED11.5 bn Monday

The UAE's two main bourses secured AED11.5 bn in gains Monday, the highest in months, driven by the realty and banking sectors. Amidst high sentiments,...

Ban on insiders’ trading took effect on Sunday

A ban on the insiders' trading at public shareholding companies listed in the UAE capital markets took effect on Sunday, 17th March 2019, in...

Index heavyweights expected to see buying interest from foreign investors

Global markets closed higher during the previous week on the back of optimism over next week’s Brexit vote and possible trade talks between the...

Regional Markets Set for Subdued Trading Activity

International markets ended last week’s trading on a mixed note with trade tensions and the G7 meeting in Canada being the main focus for...

EMAAR DEVELOPMENT Now Included into DFM General Index

Dubai Financial Market announced that the shares of EMAAR DEVELOPMENT will be added to its general index (DFMGI) and to sector indices as of...

Investors Search for Good Investment Opportunities in New IPOs

Regional markets witnessed a positive performance on the last day of the week with almost all indices ending the day in green, however, this...

Investors Regain Confidence in Regional Markets

October is looking to close out with a wave of optimism. Global markets ended the week on a positive note led by US equity...

DFM, Nasdaq Dubai To Launch Futures on DFM General Index

Dubai Financial Market (DFM) and Nasdaq Dubai have signed a licence agreement under which futures contracts linked with the DFM General Index (DFMGI) will...

Lack of Catalysts Dominated Trading Activities across Regional Markets

Lack of catalysts coupled with the summer lull and the approaching Eid break dominated trading activities across the regional markets. Along with the end...

2017 Sees a Record High Number of IPOs in GCC

A surge in number of floats in the GCC following the launch of the Parallel Market in Saudi Arabia creating a new platform for...

MSCI 2017 Market Classification Review

MSCI will include China A shares in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index MSCI to consult on potential inclusion of Saudi Arabia in the...

Nasdaq Dubai to Launch ‘Market Site’

Nasdaq Dubai, the region’s international stock exchange, announced on Monday it will create a premier platform for capital market, economic, and business thought leadership....

2017 Markets Outlook: Investing Roller Coaster

2017 Market Outlook: BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research Calls Heads or Tailwinds as Markets Swing on Policy Shifts The Economy Resuscitates, Stocks Gain, Rates Rise,...

Trump presidency could have far-reaching effects on Gulf finance

A Donald Trump presidency in the United States could have far-reaching ramifications for personal finance in the Gulf, according to the financial experts at...

Regional Investor Appetite Shows Cautious Recovery

Investment trend likely points to oil as commodity inches towards $50 The second week of May saw buyers bravely step back into the markets after...

DFM General Index rose 8.1% by the end of February

The Dubai Financial Market, DFM, General Index increased by 8.1% to 3,240 points at the end of February compared to 2,998 points at the...

Middle East Businesses Are Feeling the Strain

Business confidence in the Middle East is at its lowest ebb for more than five years, according to the latest global survey of accountants. The...

Gulf Stocks Slide Deepens Amid Global Selloff

Stock markets in the petrodollar-dependent Arabian Gulf tumbled Sunday to multimonth lows, spooked by sharply lower oil prices and a global equities selloff over...